Tuesday, 9 July 2013

# Awards # Caine Prize

Nigerian/US-based writer: Tope Folarin Won the 2013 Caine Prize

Nigerian writer, Rotimi Babatunde, won the prize for his story Bombay's Republic - a book about Nigerian soldiers who fought in Folarin, a US-based writer. He won the prize the Burma campaign during World War II. And this year, another Nigerian has won. His name is Tope for his story - Miracle - a short story set in an evangelical Nigerian church in Texas.

Tope, who was shortlisted with three other Nigerians and a Sierra Leonean for the prize, received $15,000 at an event that held at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Congrats to him.

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